Romantic Restaurants in London


Discover the most romantic restaurants in London, those with that extra special touch. For an unforgettable evening or to surprise your partner we have listed a number of restaurants that you have to consider.

In addition to our list of romantic restaurants in London, a Thames Dinner cruise is also great option for a memorable evening out with that special someone. What better way to take in spectacular views as you cruise along the Thames with a glass of wine and your favourite person? Take a look at the different dinner cruise options here: River Thames cruises

The Most Romantic Restaurants in London

The restaurants below have been voted as some of the most romantic in London, perfect for date night, Valentine’s Day or any special celebration with your loved one.

Clos Maggiore 

Voted the most romantic restaurant in London for several years running, and for that reason has made it to the top of our list. This restaurant is in the heart of Covent Garden (which we also think is one of the most romantic places in the city), so if you’re looking for a special night out, this is perfect.  Visit their website to see menus and photos, or to make a reservation.

⇒ More information: Clos Maggiore


Located on the 33rd floor of the tallest building in London, The Shard, this outstanding Asian restaurant offers stunning views over the British capital. Although it’s relatively new in comparison to the other restaurants on this list, its location, décor and quality of food have quickly earnt its reputation for being one of the most spectacular and romantic restaurants in London.

⇒ More information:  Hutong


London is home to the only two Hakkasan restaurants in Europe with the other venues located in cities like New York, Miami, Shanghai and Dubai. Fine dining at its best, Hakkasan serves Chinese cuisine decorated with the smallest and most elegant details you could possibly imagine.

⇒ More information: Hakkasan

Dans le Noir?

Offering a truly unforgettable experience as the name suggests… Dans le Noir is literally dining in the dark! Choose from different ‘surprise menus’ and consume your meal in the pitch dark for a unique sensory experience.

⇒ More information: Dans Le Noir?


Voted one of the most romantic restaurants in London due to its charming ambience, this Japanese restaurant has two venues located in Soho and Clapham.

⇒ More information: Tsunami


This popular French restaurant conveniently located next to Piccadilly Circus, has repeatedly topped the polls as one of London’s most romantic places to have dinner.    

⇒ More information: Quaglino´s

Le Poule Au Pot and Maggie Jones

Last but not least, these two restaurants are personal favourites of ours. We stumbled across them by chance but in our opinion, both deserve to be on the list of London’s most romantic restaurants.    

⇒ More information: Poule Au Pot and Maggie Jones

Restaurants with a View in London

In addition to the romantic restaurants in London mentioned above, London is home to several restaurants boasting fantastic views of the city. Although they haven’t been specifically voted as ‘romantic’ restaurants in London, we think taking in breath-taking views of the city with that special someone makes for a truly memorable evening. Therefore, a restaurant with a view is a great option for celebrating Valentine’s Day in London or other special occasions.

⇒ More information: Restaurants with a viewRestaurants with views in London


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